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Views.GetViewHtml Method

Windows SharePoint Services 3
Returns the full schema of the specified view for the specified list, including the HTML sections.

Web Service: ViewsWeb Reference: http://<Site>/_vti_bin/Views.asmx

[SoapDocumentMethodAttribute("http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/soap/GetViewHtml", RequestNamespace="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/soap/", ResponseNamespace="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/soap/", Use=SoapBindingUse.Literal, ParameterStyle=SoapParameterStyle.Wrapped)] 
public XmlNode GetViewHtml (
	string listName,
	string viewName
)

Parameters

listName

A string that contains the name of the list.

viewName

A string that contains the GUID specifying the view.

Return Value

A fragment in Introduction to Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) in the following form that contains the view schema and can be assigned to a System.Xml.XmlNode object.
<GetViewHTMLResult>
  <View Name="{C1036607-EC8A-11d3-82AA-0050048394B0}" DefaultView="TRUE" 
    Type="HTML" DisplayName="All Contacts" Url="Lists/Contacts/AllItems.htm" 
    BaseViewID="1" xmlns="">
    <ViewHeader>
    ...
    </ViewHeader>
    <ViewBody>
    ...
    </ViewBody>
    <ViewFooter>
    ...
    </ViewFooter>
    <GroupByHeader>
    ...
    </GroupByHeader>
    <GroupByFooter>
    ...
    </GroupByFooter>  
    <PagedRowset>
    ...
    </PagedRowset>
    <PagedRecurrenceRowset>
    ...
    </PagedRecurrenceRowset> 
    <ViewEmpty>
    ...
    </ViewEmpty>
    <ViewBidiHeader>
    ...
    </ViewBidiHeader>
    <Toolbar Type="Standard">
    ...
    </Toolbar>
    <ViewFields>
      <FieldRef Name="LinkTitle" /> 
      <FieldRef Name="FirstName" /> 
      <FieldRef Name="Company" /> 
      <FieldRef Name="WorkPhone" /> 
      <FieldRef Name="HomePhone" /> 
      <FieldRef Name="Email" /> 
    </ViewFields>
    <Query>
      <OrderBy>
        <FieldRef Name="Title" />
        <FieldRef Name="FirstName" />
      </OrderBy>
    </Query>
    <Aggregations>
      <FieldRef Name=”Column1” Type=”Minimum”>
    </Aggregations>
    <RowLimit Paged="TRUE">100</RowLimit>
  </View>
</GetViewHTMLResult>

The following code example uses the GetViewHtml method to display the full schema of a specified view for a specified list. This example requires that a using (C#) or Imports (Microsoft Visual Basic) directive be included for the System.Xml namespace.

Web_Reference_Folder.Views viewService = new Web_Reference_Folder.Views();
viewService.Credentials= System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;

XmlNode node = viewService.GetViewHtml("List_Name", "71bb8975-c59f-4218-a045-eab56b41e666");

MessageBox.Show(node.OuterXml);
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